Microsoft’s strategic rationale for deal announced with Nokia on September 3, 2013.
- Microsoft buys Nokia’s phone business
- Microsoft buys Nokia’s Qualcomm, other key IP licenses
- Microsoft licenses Nokia’s patents for use across all Microsoft products
- Microsoft licenses ability to use Nokia HERE broadly in its products
- Nokia retains NSN, HERE, its CTO Office, and its patent portfolio
- Nokia and Microsoft cement original partnership with its deal before 2014 recommitment date